2011 Press Archive

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates “The U.N. Should Admit Palestine as a Full Member State”

December 13, 2011

On January 10th, New York's premier live debate series, Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US), returns for the first debate of its spring 2012 season with the… more

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Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates Announce Spring 2012 Season

December 11, 2011

The influential public policy debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) has announced its spring 2012 season beginning January 10 at NYU's Skirball Center. The new… more

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With TSA Under Fire, is Racial Profiling on the Table?

November 23, 2011

At a debate last night hosted by Intelligence Squared US, syndicated columnist Deroy Murdock argued that "we want the TSA and others to recognize that… more

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Intelligence Squared: Would the World Be Better Without Religion?

November 16, 2011

On Tuesday night, I attended a debate at NYU's Skirball Center that was part of the Intelligence Squared debate series, "Resolved: The World Would Be… more

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Victory for the Motion, "The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion"

November 15, 2011

Last night's Intelligence Squared U.S. debate ended with a narrow victory for the controversial motion, “The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion,” and a… more

Have a Little Faith? At NYU, the Debate Rages On

Have a Little Faith? At NYU, the Debate Rages On

November 15, 2011

Pascal’s wager met “American Idol” Tuesday night when a capacity crowd gathered at a New York University auditorium to vote on the resolution: “The World… more

Let's Abolish Religion

Let's Abolish Religion

November 15, 2011

According to Chapter 25 of Deuteronomy, if you’re in a fight and your wife attempts to help you by grabbing your adversary’s testicles, you should… more

Atheists, Believers Debate: 'Secular Bible' Author Urges Choosing Own Morality

Atheists, Believers Debate: 'Secular Bible' Author Urges Choosing Own Morality

November 15, 2011

Two prominent atheists argued Tuesday night against a Christian apologist and a rabbi that the world would be a better place without religion during the… more

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Afghanistan: A Lost Cause?

November 11, 2011

This fall's second to last Intelligence Squared debate took place last night at the Skirball Center. Speakers debated the motion that "Afghanistan is a lost… more

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Intelligence Squared Debates

November 10, 2011

We crunch the numbers generated from five years of controversial tiffs on hot topics. more